about 1646– Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
The Life of Elizabeth
Elizabeth was born about 1646, in Letcombe Bassett, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Lawrence Sedwell in 1664, in Sparsholt, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.
The scriptural name is Eliyshebha, which St. Jerome translates as "oath of my God." Others translate it as "oath of God" or "to whom God is the oath," or "who swears by God," in other words, a worshipper of God. Nicknames are Lisa, Libby, Bess, Bet, Betty, Bessy, and Ib, as well as the Scottish Lizzie and Bessie. Ealasaid is a Gaelic form of Elizabeth. Tibbie, Lissie, Elsie, and Eliza are derived from Elizabeth. Elise is the French form of Eliza. Elspet, Elspeth, Elspit, and Elspith are Scottish forms of Elizabeth. Elspie is derived from Elspith.
Possible Related Names
Elizabeth Collier, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
Elizabeth in entry for Thomas Sidwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
Elizabeth in entry for Lawrence Sedwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
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